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News from Rev’d Manette December 2019

5 December 2019

89CBD205 00E6 4DF3 B1E8 548402282B73 4 5005 cIt’s that time of the year again .... the autumn chill has arrived, the leaves are falling fast and unfortunately the usual seasonal colds and infections are spreading like wildfires have in other parts of the world. From Brazil to Australia, and from California to Indonesia, massive wildfires have devastated large areas for forests and affected and displaced people as well as destroyed the habitat of many wildlife species.

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St Peter's Church Draw Club

4 December 2019

St Peter’s Church ThurstonST. PETER’S CHURCH DRAW CLUB

St. Peter’s Church Draw Club

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Carols for Advent

28 November 2019

3E09CB4E 58F2 4BEA 8D8F 465CBB6D76D9Music, Readings & Carols for Advent
at Holy Innocents Church, Great Barton
on Advent Sunday
1st December 2019 at 4pm

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Spanish Students visit St Peter’s, Thurston

28 November 2019

7F0C31F0 07F2 40B1 85C6 2E7CB8571C1BOn Wednesday 27 November, St Peter’s Church Thurston hosted a group of Spanish students and two of their teachers, who are guests of Thurston Community College. The Rev’d Katherine Valentine, standing in for Rev’d Manette gave a brief history of the Church of England. Following this Pat Sadler (Churchwarden) guided the students through the history of St Peter’s. The students then enjoyed refreshments and chatted with members of St Peter’s before making their way back to Thurston College.

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Meeting Point

28 October 2019

DC89DC87 EE5D 4E5E 912F 99234177A577 4 5005 cMeeting Point

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Benefice Choir News

15 October 2019

Image 15 10 2019 at 21.32Do you love singing the beautiful music of the Advent and Christmas season? 

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New Hymn Books

30 August 2019

screen 0New Hymn Books for Holy Innocents Church
Holy Innocents Church is raising money for new hymns books so that we will have have the same edition across the Benefice. This will make the  work of our choir leader and organists a lot easier and both churches will be able to enjoy a full range of traditional and modern hymns.
Anyone can give to the Hymn Book fund or donate one or more books in memory of a loved one.
The cost is £10 per book and this includes a plaque with a commemoration in the front of the book.
Donations may be given to Tim Frost  or Kathy Drakes or brought to any of our services.
We are hoping for good response as we would like to have the new hymn books in time for Christmas. 

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